Shares in Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank increase amid merger speculations
Shares in two banks reached new highs in 2019: Deutsche Bank went up 3.2 percent, while Commerzbank rose 3.4 percent. Germany’s Dax increased 0.1 percent, and the benchmark Euro Stoxx 600 jumped 0.92 points, or 0.2 percent, to 382.02. At the London Commodity Exchange, the FTSE index was up 0.6 percent. Both banks finally admitted that neither of them can save itself by its own efforts.